Town centre future plan to be decided

Residents, traders and community groups in Motherwell are being invited to give their views on the development of the town centre.

North Lanarkshire Council is producing a Town Centre Framework for Motherwell, designed to help guide ‘future improvement and change’.

A public event is being held on Saturday, March 3, from 10-11.30am in the Dalziel Building on Scott Street.

Council officials will give a presentation on its research into the current situation in the town centre.

There will then be workshop discussions about the town’s strengths and weaknesses, opportunities for improvements and the overall future vision for the town.

The council has already carried out a town centre health check in Motherwell.

This saw the collection of information such as the number of retailers, consumer visits and community safety statistics.

This information, along with feedback from the community consultation, will help inform the development of the Town Centre Framework and later an Action Plan.

There will be more opportunities for the public to give their views as the framework and action plan progress.

For more information about the event call 01236 632633 and more details about the Town Centre Framework can be found at the council website

Full story in February 23 edition of Times & Speaker